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News about Marsh, one of the world’s leading insurance brokers and part of the Marsh & McLennan group of companies.

News on Marsh’s activities in insurance markets, as a broker, originator, adviser and structurer of risk transfer transactions.

Marsh is also associated with reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, another member of the Marsh & McLennan group.

Marsh makes senior leadership appointments within captive business

4th October 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced two senior leadership appointments within its Marsh Captive Solutions business. Julie Boucher takes direct leadership of the company’s Bermuda, Cayman, and Barbados captive offices as Islands Practice Leader, a newly-created role effective January 1, 2019. Boucher, who has been with Marsh for 30 years, will relocate ... Read the full article

Marsh targets gig economy with new blockchain solution

3rd October 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh is working with data security platform Evident on the first blockchain-based verification solution for clients in the sharing and gig economies. Marsh has been considerably active in incorporating blockchain into its value chain since the company’s partnership with IBM was first announced five months ago. This new ... Read the full article

Marsh expands blockchain partnership with IBM

28th September 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh is expanding its blockchain partnership with IBM, five months after announcing its decision to use the technology to streamline proof of insurance processes. It’s hoped that blockchain technology will transform the certificate of insurance process, which is currently manual, and allow clients to more easily hire contractors ... Read the full article

Growth the main factor behind JLT acquisition: Dan Glaser

24th September 2018

Dan Glaser, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has said that the firm's acquisition of JLT Group is about growth, noting that the two global insurance and reinsurance brokers are "stronger together". Marsh announced its $5.6 billion takeover of JLT Group on Tuesday, a deal ... Read the full article

Marsh adds Tom Colraine to Board as Non-Exec Director

24th September 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has appointed Tom Colraine as a Non-Executive independent member of its Board of Directors. Colraine has held many senior positions in the re/insurance sector throughout his career, including as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AIG Europe from 2009-2014. He also served ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints Alistair Fraser as CEO for UK Corporate

20th September 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has appointed Alistair Fraser as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its UK Corporate division, replacing Joe Grogan who has been named as Chairman of Marsh Ireland. Fraser, who currently serves as CEO & President Director of Marsh Indonesia, will assume overall responsibility for Marsh’s Corporate ... Read the full article

Marsh & Mclennan acquires JLT for $5.6 billion

18th September 2018

Major mergers & acquisitions news breaking this morning, as it has been announced that broking and advisory giant Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) is to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc for $5.6 billion. The acquisition sees another of the mid-sized global insurance and reinsurance brokers going to a new ... Read the full article

Marsh names Andrew Hickman as Head of Data Science

29th August 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has appointed Andrew Hickman to the newly created role of Global Head of Data Science within its broader Digital, Data, and Analytics Practice. Hickman will now be responsible for advancing Marsh’s risk modelling and actuarial capabilities to drive new client solutions, building external data and ... Read the full article

Marsh develops new professional indemnity solution for UK law firms

15th August 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has launched a new insurance solution designed to help small and mid-sized law firms in England and Wales manage their professional indemnity (PI) risks. Available exclusively to Marsh clients, the solution uses analytics and independent performance data to model a firm's individual risk profile and provide tailored ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints new Client Advisory Services leaders for UK and International

13th August 2018

Insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has appointed Giampaolo Scarso to the newly created role of Client Advisory Services (CAS) Leader for its International division and Charlie Netherton as CAS Leader for UK & Ireland. CAS is focused on delivering strategic advisory services, and includes Marsh’s global risk consulting, analytics, captive management, ... Read the full article

Global insurance pricing up again in Q2: Marsh

8th August 2018

Insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh's latest Global Insurance Market Index, reveals that global commercial insurance rates increased, on average, for the third consecutive quarter in the second-quarter of 2018, with property and financial and professional (FinPro) lines driving increases, once again. Marsh notes that overall, the global insurance market remained stable ... Read the full article

Marsh completes purchase of Wortham Insurance

2nd August 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has completed its previously announced acquisition of Houston-based independent insurance brokerage Wortham Insurance. Marsh originally announced in June 2018 that it planned to acquire the Texan broker, which has 530 colleagues based across its offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, ... Read the full article

Marsh names Kevin Richards as Global Head of Cyber Risk Consulting

10th July 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has appointed Kevin Richards to the newly-created position of Global Head of Cyber Risk Consulting. Richards will be tasked with leading the strategic development and delivery of Marsh’s cyber risk consulting business worldwide, and will work closely with the company's regional and local cyber risk ... Read the full article

Marsh expands Texas operations with Wortham Insurance acquisition

25th June 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has announced that it will acquire Houston-based independent insurance brokerage, Wortham Insurance. An agreement has now been reached between the two companies and the deal is expected to close in the third-quarter of this year, although terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Wortham has over ... Read the full article

Parametric re/insurance potential in commercial risks highlighted

21st June 2018

A new report from Airmic in collaboration with reinsurance giant Swiss Re's commercial insurance arm and insurance and reinsurance brokerage Marsh, highlights the potential for parametric re/insurance solutions to become more mainstream in the commercial space. Parametric insurance remains more common place in the alternative reinsurance, or insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector, ... Read the full article

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